order Cordaitales


order Cordaitales
noun
extinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable to or more advanced than cycads; known from the Pennsylvanian period; probably extinct since the Mesozoic era
Syn: ↑Cordaitales
Hypernyms: ↑plant order
Member Meronyms: ↑Cordaitaceae, ↑family Cordaitaceae

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  • Cordaitales — n. an order of extinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable to or more advanced than cycads; known from the Pennsylvanian; probably extinct since the Mesozoic. Syn: order {Cordaitales}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cordaitales — Cordaites lungatus Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Cordaitales — noun extinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable to or more advanced than cycads; known from the Pennsylvanian period; probably extinct since the Mesozoic era • Syn: ↑order Cordaitales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordaitales — ▪ fossil plant order       an order of coniferophytes (phylum, sometimes division, Coniferophyta), fossil plants dominant during the Carboniferous Period (359 million to 299 million years ago) directly related to the conifers (order Coniferales) …   Universalium

  • plant order — noun the order of plants • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Anthocerotales, ↑order Anthocerotales, ↑Andreaeales, ↑order Andreaeales, ↑Bryales, ↑order Bryales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Coniferophyta — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coniferophytina — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coniferopsida — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • subdivision Coniferophytina — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary